4.17.2015

Tombow and Clearsnap STICK TOGETHER with simple, all-occasion cards!



 Hello and Welcome to the Tombow USA and Clearsnap Blog Hop! For this hop we swapped products that were made for each other: Tombow Adhesives and Clearsnap Foils! On this hop we will share easy, affordable and fun ways to use Clearsnap's Designer Foils with Tombow adhesive as well as other fun ways Tombow and Clearsnap products work together. 

"Stick" with us for the next two days to be inspired!

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 You probably got here from Jennie’s blog but if you stumbled across my blog go the Tombow USA Blog to get this hop started right!

I have been blessed with an amazing group of friends who LOVE to send each other cards. I mean, really, who doesn't love getting a little something special in the mail? That being said, I always need to have a few unique cards on hand to send out in reply to a friend or for no reason at all!



Not always knowing what occasions will pop up, I created a set of cards that will not let me down. On a piece of smooth white cardstock, a full sized Clearnsnap Colorbox pigment ink pad makes a great background swatch of color. The variety which these pigment inks are available in is stunning. I have used the following colors: sweet melon, royal blue, sunflower, and ocean.



Once your color swatch is completely dry, use the incredible Tombow glue pen and write your greeting. No stamps. No clean up. Just write what's on your mind and in your heart! The Tombow glue pen has a great flow of adhesive that works amazing with all types of teeny mediums.



Quickly cover your glue writing in ColorBox Embossing Powder in white, shake off excess, and use a heat tool to melt/fix your powder. Mount your white cardstock onto a coordinating piece of colored cardstock and you are all done.



So, the lesson learned today, Clearsnap  and Tombow are not only amazing on their own there is no limit to their creativity and usefulness together. Ready to give some a try? Check out the generous prize pack that Clearsnap and Tombow have contributed to our hop!

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 To win, visit and comment on the participating blog posts. You have until April 21 at 11:59 EST to comment. A winner will be picked randomly and announced on April 22 2015. The prize includes: Tombow Xtreme Adhesive, NEW Tombow Adhesive Dots, Tombow Stamp Runner Dot Adhesive and the Tombow Mono Multi Liquid Glue. Glitter – Gold Sparkle and Ruby Slippers, Designer Foils – Cherry 


Looking to catch up? Check out the other fabulous bloggers participating in this blog hop!
Friday: Tombow USA Blog Sabrina Alery Beth Watson Jennifer Priest Daniella Hayes Guest Designer Jennifer Loftfield Jennie Garcia Guest Designer Holly King Latrice Murphy Clearsnap Blog

Saturday: Clearsnap Blog Meihsia Liu Latrice Murphy Dana Tatar Jennifer Priest Suzanne Austin Tami Sanders Tombow USA Blog

13 comments:

D.Ann said...

What a fab way to make some quick and elegant cards! Thanks for the inspiration!

Mary Holshouser said...

Love the cards. Fast, simple, and so pretty. Great idea for an assembly-line project.
thanks for sharing.

Gina Furman said...

Gorgeous and simple! Now that's my style! I love that these are easy to make and look so great!

Robin B. said...

Pretty cards! I love the bright colors and clean look. Thanks for sharing.

Christy said...

So simple and so neat - never thought of making a rectangle of color from the ink pad itself!

TracyM #6773 said...

WOW - FABULOUS set of cards Holly - LOVE them ALL!!!
Your gluey handwriting is FUN & PRETTY too!!!
THANK YOU for sharing your FABULOUS design, tutorial and CREATIVE INSPIRATION - I KNOW that I'm inspired and look forward to trying out this technique :)

cjmont said...

i love these little cards, thanks for sharing

MisS MiKO said...

Totally loving your CAS cards.. may rock some out myself this weekend! TFS

Janis said...

Now I can see that it says Heck Yeah....and not Heek Yun...so I can quit squinting at my screen and scratching my head. LOL... Do you think I should put my glasses on???? @@

This set of cards is so pretty and fun. I don't think I've ever used my glue pen for actually writing for embossing. I need to try that!!
<3 J

jwoolbright at gmail dot com
HerPeacefulGarden.blogspot.com

Liz Lumsden said...

Simple but bright and fun! Love them.

Lucy said...

These are a great CAS card design!
Thanks for the idea :-)

Denise Bryant said...

Fun set of cards! I love the colors and the embossed sentiments in white... great project to try!

Sandra Jacobs said...

What a quick way of doing cards, yet still personable

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